Germantown Overview

Set in the quiet rolling hills of eastern Shelby County is the city of Germantown, Tennessee. Bordering Memphis to the west, this quiet community known for its strength of character and civic pride allows its 40,000 residents to enjoy the convenience of access to big city life without the hustle and bustle (and taxes!) that often come with it.

With Interstate 40 just to the north and busy Poplar Avenue (Highway 72) branching across the southern part of the city, Germantown is well-situated for those working in Memphis, and popular attractions like the Mississippi River, Mud Island, and Beale Street are less than a half hour’s drive away.

Germantown Schools

Name Grades School Rating
Dogwood Elementary K-5 10 out of 10
Houston Middle 6-8 10 out of 10
Houston High 10-12 9 out of 10

Germantown Entertainment

The city manages to blend modern style with a sense of history, with retail and specialty shops operating in century-old storefronts and houses along avenues lined with lofty pines and oaks. The city has a long-standing love of horses, and its relationship with the Germantown Charity Horse Show is memorialized in the multiple artist-designed statues of horses dotting the landscape, each bearing a different theme ranging from the historic to the whimsical.

Exclusive open-air shopping centers like the Shops of Saddle Creek offer independent and chain retailers found nowhere else in the county, tucked into a congenial, city strolling atmosphere with a collection of unique, upscale restaurants.

Germantown Listings


  • Located in Memphis
  • Built in 1987
  • MLS #: 10073568
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bath
  • 1,600 SqFt

  • Located in Memphis
  • Built in 1968
  • MLS #: 10073571
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1.1 Bath
  • 1,000 SqFt

  • Located in Unincorporated
  • Built in 1996
  • MLS #: 10073764
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bath
  • 1,400 SqFt

  • Located in Memphis
  • Built in 1995
  • MLS #: 10073765
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2.1 Bath
  • Shelby County

  • Located in Memphis
  • Built in 1956
  • MLS #: 10063292
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bath
  • Shelby County

  • Located in Memphis
  • Built in 1960
  • MLS #: 10066617
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bath
  • Shelby County

  • Located in Unincorporated
  • Built in 2005
  • MLS #: 10073760
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bath
  • 1,600 SqFt

  • Located in Arlington
  • Built in 2001
  • MLS #: 10073763
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bath
  • 1,800 SqFt

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